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CITI Training

SUNY ESF uses the Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI) to facilitate various training requirements.

If you have taken CITI Training in the past, Log In

  • Existing user guidance can be found here
  • Once Logged In select “Add a Course” and then select the required course

NOTE: Conflict of Interest is a two part course, please be sure to take both modules.

If you have a Log In and are not associated with SUNY ESF, you will need to “Affiliate with Another Institution” and take the required course under the ESF Affiliation.

  • Select: SUNY – College of Environmental Science and Forestry

If you have not previously taken CITI Training, you will need to register for an account.

  • Select - Register
    • Organization is SUNY - College of Environmental Science & Forestry
  • Select - I Agree to the terms of service for accessing CITI Program materials
  • Continue
  • Enter the required fields
    • First and Last Name
    • Email Address and Secondary Email Address
  • Continue
  • Select a username and password
  • Enter the answer to a security question
  • Continue
  • Enter your country of residence
  • Continue
  • Enter your department and Role in Research
  • Continue
  • Answer the question to "What research you conduct(Choose Conflict to Interest)
  • Continue
  • Answer the final questions
  • Final Registration
  • Complete the Integrity Assurance module presented at the top.

  • The system will allow you to start taking courses after completing this module.

  • You will need to score 80% or better to pass.

Course Terms

Acronym Course Title Term
COI Conflict of Interest 4 Years
IRB Human Subject Research 3 Years
HIPA Health Information Privacy and Security No Expiration Date
RCR Responsible Conduct of Research 4 Years
IACUC Lab Animal Research 3 Years


Revised 6/14/2022